**Downsize your laundry.** Slotting your washing machine and dryer into a cupboard enables you to have a laundry in high-traffic areas such the kitchen or bathroom, which can also be shut it away. Also utilise any spare surface area for storage by building in shelves, shacks and hooks. See more of this [Melbourne home](http://www.homestolove.com.au/interior-designer-terri-shannon-lights-up-melbourne-home-2854|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*
Concertina doors in the hallway conceal a small but perfectly formed laundry. **Washing machine**, [LG](http://www.lg.com/au/?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). **Baskets**, [Bloom & Co](http://bloomandco.com.au//?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). **Tapware**, [Astra Walker](http://www.astrawalker.com.au//?utm_campaign=supplier/|target="_blank"). **Joinery**, Werribee Joinery & Cabinet Works.
From the September 2015 issue of Inside Out magazine. Styling by Rebecca Jansma & Suzanne Gorman. Photography by Jason Busch. Available from newsagents, Zinio, http://www.zinio.com, Google Play, https://play.google.com/store/magazines/details/Inside_Out?id=CAowu8qZAQ, Apple’s Newsstand, https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/inside-out/id604734331?mt=8ign-mpt=uo
The Hardworking Home: A look at the most popular laundry photos in 2014 hints that dog beds, drying racks and stackable units will be key By Mitchell Parker / Courtesy of Houzz.com The laundry room is one of those spaces that, if you’re lucky enough to have one, is always in use. If you